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Going wall to wall at Baypark

The D1NZ drifting championship series for 2020 is making its way to Trustpower Baypark Stadium for round three on February 28 and 29. Baypark is the... Read More

Police pathways launches in Tauranga

A new police pathways programme has opened up for students in the Tauranga area. The programme was launched at Bethlehem College last week, with eight... Read More

Dressed in red for the heart

Local kindergarten Kids on Nineteen all dressed in red last Friday – not just for Valentine’s Day, but for a fundraiser they were holding... Read More

Adam’s legacy lives on in Matua

It was a cheeky blue and white budgie with the most un-budgie like name of Adam, which inveigled its way into a little girl’s heart and kindled... Read More

Football agreement breaks new ground

Waikato Bay of Plenty Football (WaiBOP) released a statement last week about a memorandum of understanding between Tauranga City AFC and Tauranga Boys’... Read More

Vehicles galore for a worthy cause

If the roar of an engine gets you going, you like shiny things or you’re weak at the knees because of a big set of wheels, the Tauranga Auto Extravaganza... Read More

It’s all about the Ford

Ford Muscle Car Club Tauranga’s All Ford Day is entering its 21st year. On display on March 1 will be everything Ford alongside Peter Cramp and... Read More

“My soul is in the sky”

He is a suave, urbane 16-year-old with a vision. “Ultimately I want a career as an airline pilot,” says Sam Inskeep. He may dream of Boeing... Read More

The true power of pedal power

The plucky 14-year-old might be running the gauntlet of every bus, truck and car on busy Cameron Road each day, but her daily jaunts up and down sniper... Read More

The true meaning of love

Holdens aren’t cars, they’re a faith. And with that faith severely shaken this week, three Holden disciples have gathered in a cul-de-sac... Read More

Keep both eyes open on gangs

Be concerned, but don’t be alarmed. It’s a call for calm and perspective from a Canterbury academic after Tauranga was rocked by a double-fatal... Read More

Row, row, rowing the new boat

It’s been 15 years since Otumoetai College had a new rowing boat, but this week a blessing was held to welcome one to the shed. The waka has been... Read More

Cluck, cluck … BOOM!

  John – a McLaren Falls resident was out feeding his chickens when he heard gun shots on Tuesday.   He didn’t think much of... Read More